NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Teekay Tankers (NYSE: TNK) is tomorrow, August 17, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $6.98 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 14.2%. The average volume for Teekay Tankers has been 522,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Teekay Tankers has a market cap of $343.8 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 43.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Teekay Tankers Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of oil tankers. As of March 1, 2010, the company's fleet consisted of nine Aframax-class oil tankers and three Suezmax-class oil tankers. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.5, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 19.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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